12RS HB225
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HB225

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HB 225 (BR 181) - J. Richards, D. Graham

     AN ACT relating to state employee health insurance.
     Create a new section of KRS 18A.225 to 18A.2287 to require the Personnel Cabinet to establish a pilot program to improve the health and wellness outcomes of state employees; define "employee"; require the program to provide wellness incentives to an employee who participates in wellness activities; allow the Personnel Cabinet to utilize current plan year funds and prior plan year surpluses to fund the wellness incentives; require the wellness activities to be approved by the cabinet; establish that the pilot program is to be in effect January 1, 2013, to December 31, 2016; require the cabinet to submit a report on the results of the pilot program on or before December 1 of each year.

HB 225 - AMENDMENTS


     HFA (1, T. Riner) - Amend to include a plant based diet as a means to improve nutrition.
     SCS - Create a new section of KRS 18A.225 to 18A.2287 to require the Personnel Cabinet to establish a pilot program to improve the health and wellness outcomes of state employees; define "employee"; require the program to provide wellness incentives to an employee who participates in wellness activities; allow the Personnel Cabinet to utilize current plan year funds and prior plan year surpluses to fund the wellness incentives; require the wellness activities to be approved by the cabinet; establish that the pilot program is to be in effect January 1, 2013, to December 31, 2016; require the cabinet to submit a report on the results of the pilot program on or before December 1 of each year; amend KRS 18A.2254 to establish within the public employee health insurance trust fund the health insurance trust reserve account; require that 24 months after the end of each plan year any positive balance attributable to that plan year be transferred to the health insurance trust reserve account; require a detailed written report to the LRC if a plan year has a negative balance 24 months following the end of the plan year; prohibit the expenditure of funds from the health insurance trust reserve account other than to pay medical claims and other costs associated with the administration of the Public Employee Health Insurance Program self-insured plan; apply retroactively to January 1, 2006.

     Jan 6-introduced in House
     Jan 9-to State Government (H)
     Jan 24-posted in committee
     Jan 26-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar; floor amendment (1) filed
     Jan 27-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, January 30, 2012
     Jan 31-3rd reading, passed 97-0
     Feb 1-received in Senate
     Feb 6-to Appropriations & Revenue (S)
     Feb 7-taken from Appropriations & Revenue (S); 1st reading; returned to Appropriations & Revenue (S)
     Feb 8-taken from Appropriations & Revenue (S); 2nd reading; returned to Appropriations & Revenue (S)
     Mar 27-reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute as a Consent Bill
     Mar 29-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 29, 2012; 3rd reading, passed 37-0 with Committee Substitute ; received in House; to Rules (H)

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